Brucellar spinal epidural abscess.

  title={Brucellar spinal epidural abscess.},
  author={Miguel Angel Novelo Pi{\~n}a and Jos{\'e} Ram{\'o}n Ara and Pedro J. Modrego and M C Juyol and Jos{\'e} Luis Capablo},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  volume={6 1},
Spinal epidural abscesses account for approximately one of every 10, 000 admissions to tertiary hospitals. The midthoracic vertebrae are the most frequently affected, whilst the cervical spine is involved in fewer patients. Staphylococcus aureus is identified as the cause in most cases of epidural abscess; other bacteria responsible include Gram-negative bacteria, Streptococcus species and Brucella species. We report the case of a patient with cervical spondylodiscitis at level C4-C5 and an… CONTINUE READING

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